Specialty Food Magazine

MAY-JUN 2012

Specialty Food Magazine is the leading publication for retailers, manufacturers and foodservice professionals in the specialty food trade. It provides news, trends and business-building insights that help readers keep their businesses competitive.

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SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION Marketplace, including What's New, What's Hot! CONTENTS MAY/JUNE 2012 VOL. 42, NO. 4 features 18 cheese focus Poised for Takeoff: Italian Cheese Superstars in the Making Retailers share their thoughts on promising new imports. 26 candy counter Craving Crunchy, Salty and Sweet Manufacturers are creating memorable confections by mixing snacks like chips, pretzels and popcorn with chocolates, caramels and toffee. cured meats 54 TIME-MANAGEMENT TIPS 44 salty-sweet treats departments 1 editor's letter Trendspotting at the sofi Awards Judging 4 online highlights Read more from this issue as well as additional features at specialtyfood.com. 5 from the publisher Great American Food Cities 8 buyers' picks Merchandising at the Deli Counter 10 specialty food news St. Louis cooking school launches a food truck, supermarket catering to Hispanic consumers opens in N.J. and more news 10 legislative & regulatory news FSMA update, revenue-based financing and more 14 food trends Celebity wines, bus-top gardens and more trends On the cover: Outstanding Retailers of 2012 Illustration by Jon Valk 73 special section Summer Fancy Food Show Preview 95 resource guide 96 q & a Success Served Straight Up (with a Little Luck) 26 41 product roundup Pick a Peck of Pickles From okra to home pickling kits, these producers don't stop at standard dill cucumbers—though the variety there is impressive too. 44 the educated retailers' guide Making the Most of Time How we interact with time can affect how productive and balanced we are. 50 profile Putnam Market Tis specialty retailer in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., is a packed feast for food-loving locals and visitors to the country's oldest racetrack. 54 foods in focus The American Cure Across the country, artisanal domestic cured meats are revolutionizing the charcuterie industry. 61 Outstanding Retailers of 2012 Meet this year's five exemplary merchants. 68 restaurant guide D.C.'s Eclectic Dining Scene Te nation's capitol is brimming with exciting food. 79 store tour The Farmers Markets of Washington, D.C. Residents and tourists alike can enjoy some of the area's best seasonal produce at these five markets. Pastoral Cheese 61 82 prepared food focus Spirited Cooking A little alcohol highlights and brightens other flavors in a dish. 85 research spotlight Cereals: Reaching Beyond Breakfast Consumption is high, but offering new usage suggestions will be key to future growth.

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